IOne side of my Baby blanket is sagging. What am I doing wrong ?

by Lilian Shelton
(Orem, UT)

I'm new at this. I already knitted a scarf and it turn out really cute. Buy now I'm kitting a baby blanket and one side of the blanket is sagging looking uneven. I just began the blanket what can I do make it look even ?? Thank you so much in advance for your help !

Comments for IOne side of my Baby blanket is sagging. What am I doing wrong ?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 10, 2013
Baby blanket sagging NEW
by: Jenny Tavernier

Hi Lillian!

It might be a dropped stitch somwhere, but chances are, it is simply the fact that you are "in the process, and working/handling the yarn in a bigger width, and all it will take when you are done, is "Blocking"!

Blocking is what you do with heat and steam, , after you have shaped it,. IT tighten's up and straightens out the fibers. It is NO biggie! There are blogs and youtube vids that deal with blocking for both wool and acrylic! (And sometimes, pust pulling it into place, and washing it, does the same thing. The yarn gets stretched while working - (we ALL go through it!).

Please feel free to check out these links, for any interactive loom question you have! Lots of crazy happy loomers at all levels to help! (and lots of baby blankets being made).

Here's some very cool (and they work!) links -
First off, this is a 24 hour a day (and night) interactive looming crazy site, free, with photos, patterns docs, tutorials, videos,

and over 1000+ crazy loomers who love to share and help! We talk back and forth all the time - same page -(facebook group


This is Kristen's goodknitkisses/ loomknit club.Totally amazing! very interactive, 24 hours, lots of help and great people from

total beginners to masters - very cozy and fun!
This is Kristen's youtube channel. She makes amazing videos, most on the KKs, but also Martha Stewart loom, etc. from

kks to the newest Knitting board looms. Tons of how-tos, and she has an amazing stitch (vid) directory, Starts at the

beginning KKs round and longloom, and then goes way beyond, all in full color!It is loomilicious! Tons of patterns also! -

Excellant explanetary and seeable vids - makes it a point to go slow, and in depth.

And Virginia's - All Great Vids/youtube (and there is a directory, also) Easy to use
or - Simply Intertwined - homey, makes great vids,
If you plug in Simply Intertwined on youtube search, there is a host of videos.

This is last a great and friendly one. There are a whole lot of loom groups/yarn, on FB. This is one of the originals, and still

going strong! They are all splendid, so find the right one for you!

Facebook: Loomalong group - September 13
You will need to request to join, but currently we are doing EZ fingerless mitts, and next month, 10/13, a totally amazing

hooded cowl!

This is new, and a MUST GET! (Free!) ...For all you new folks who might not know about this, Kristen Mangus from
GoodKnitKisses has a Loom Knitting Newsletter. Example: spring
issue.You should see the goodies, patterns, news and reviews NOW! Packed full!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Knitting Loom Forum.